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Bedwetting is one of the common problem in kids. Many kids wet the bed until they are 5 or even older. 90% of children stop doing it after completing 3-5 year age, even if this continue even after 5-7 years of age then you need to consult a physician to check whether child requires a treatment or not.
A child’s bladder might be too small. Or the amount of urine produced overnight can be more than the bladder can hold. Some children sleep too deeply or take longer to learn bladder control. Stress can also be a factor. Children should not be punished for wetting the bed. They don’t do it on purpose, and most outgrow it.
A child who has been dry for several months or even years may start wetting the bed. The cause might be emotional stress, such as the loss of a loved one, problems at school, a new sibling, or even toilet training too early. Read more here.
There are modern as well as Ayurvedic & Homeopathic medicines to treat symptoms of bedwetting. Ayurvedic medicines and home remedies can be used to treat this condition as they are herbal and no known side effects. Here are list of some Ayurvedic medicines to treat bedwetting.
Hamdard Majun Kundur
It helps to treat polyuria. It checks involuntary urination & bed wetting. It gives strength to kidney & urinary bladder.
Key Ingredients: Juft Baloot, Zanjabeel, Saad Kufi, Filfil Siyah, Qust Shirin, Kundur, Qiwam Shakar.
Dosage: 5 grams to be taken alone or with a tablet of Qurs Kushta Khabsulhadid or Qurs Kushta Baiza Murg in the morning & evening.
Enukind is indicated in cases of nocturnal enuresis (bed wetting, involuntarily emptying out of the bladder) which can be psychosomatic origin (fear, fights, small worries, insult, anger and rage) or which can be due to a functional disturbance (eg. weakening of the sphincter muscle of the urinary tract).
Dosage: 2 – 4 globules 3 times a day.
Shilajitvadi Vati & Chandraprabha Vati
Shilajitvadi Vati is prepared by mixing Shilajeet, with Trivang Bhasma and powder of Neem and Gudmaar leaves. Trivang bhasma is a calcinated product containing lead, tin and zinc in equal quantities.
Chandraprabha Vati is scientifically proven diuretic. Diuretics are those agents that increase urinary output and its sodium iron level. Diuretic are used for treating hypertension, congestive heart failure, ascites, pulmonary oedema, nephritic syndrome, renal failure, cirrhosis of liver.
Dosage: Give ½ tablet of Shilajitvadi Vati twice a day with some warm milk. With Shilajitvadi Vati also give ½ tablet of Chandraprabha Vati twice in a day.
If problem is due to urinary tract infection, give Gokshuradi Guggulu. Gokshuradi Guggul is herbal Ayurvedic medicine. It contains Gokshuru, Triphala, Trikatu and Musta. This medicine has diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties and indicated in treatment of urinary problems.
Dosage: The recommended dosage of Gokshuradi Guggulu is 1 tablet two times a day Or take as directed by physician.